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toward a positive resolution? >> president obama and congressional democrats have been trying to make sure that voters have two distinct choices. they clearly chose president obama and democrats. they want to continue to rebuild this economy from the middle class out. they want to make sure when it comes to housing everybody has an opportunity to live the american gene and have a safe and secure roof over their heads. they want access to affordable healthcare. they want to make sure that they have strong retirement security and preserve our safety net program. those are the things that democrats have been fighting for, particularly relating for the economy. we want to take a common sense and balance approach that deals with targeted spending cuts as well as closing tax loopholes for the wealthiest americans. we need republicans to join us. they seem to be mired in extremism. to the best evidence as last week's the rnc meeting where they returned to the scene of the crime. we are expanding our map. they had their meeting at the hotel where mitt romney's so- called victory party was. th
leadership conference with remarks by rick santorum and donald trump. after that, president obama's speaking to disabled in orlando, florida. with aq and a" washington post investigative >> our guest this week is dana rohrabacher. he has responsibilities for issues involving russia and also looks at emerging threats. after the big decisions about u.s./russian relations in the summit, we thought it important to speak to him. let me introduce our reporters, guy taylor. blake houshell is the deputy editor of politico. >> my first quonestion is about what seems to be topic a this week. the russia subject you are deeply interested in and know a lot about. i am sure you are aware of the news that the white house decided to cancel this upcoming summit meeting between president obama and vladimir putin. i wanted to get your take. i know you have a different view than some in your caucus. >> i think our relation with russia is vital to our own national security. i would say the peace of the world. we have two major threats that we have to deal with if our people are to be safe. one is radi
getting right now from the obama administration on this? are in a defensive mode. are the font you behind closed doors insane to lay off their guys? >> yesterday i talked with the president. .e are friends i have a great admiration for him. he has thegue that it responsibility for keeping america safe. he will say he needs all the tools. he should, but within the framework of our constitution. seal all of our borders. tap everyone's phone call. randomly search everyone's home. but are you?afer would you want that? we are always going to face terrorist threat. we have seen a rise in al qaeda has of this misguided idea. we spent a trillion dollars going into iraq. it does not make us safer. we will be paying for it for decades. we lost thousands of them men and women. just because we can do something does not make sense to do it. that it is asaid third term president bush. would you classify it as that? president bush and i discussed this a lots. there administration dropped the ball. i was the one that wrote in the first patriot act. joined the conservative leader in the house for the prov
records and telephone calls, not the other way around. >> how much pressure are you getting from the obama administration right now? they are in a defensive mode. are they calling you behind closed doors and saying, would you please lay off our guys a little bit here? >> no. i talked with the president. i talked with him yesterday. we are friends. i have a great deal of admiration for him. that he has a responsibility keeping america safe. wants all the tools possible. i agree, we should have all the tools within the framework of our constitution. i can give you ways to make us totally safe. seal all our borders. cap everybody's phone calls -- tap everybody's phone calls. you might be safer, but are you -- would you want that as americans? we're always going to face terrorist threats, just as germany and italy and many others. we have seen a rise in al qaeda. we spend $1 trillion in the iraq war. we spent $1 trillion going into iraq. we were told this was for our safety. it did not make us safer. we will be paying for it for decades. we lost thousands of good men and women there. the place
between president obama and vladimir putin. i wanted to get your take. i know you have a different view than some in your caucus. think our relation with vital to our own national security. i would say the peace of the world. we have two major threats that we have to deal with if our people are to be safe. one is radical islamic terrorism, which is at our throat right now and murders our old. they wish they could murder as many of us as they could. the other threat is an emerging china that is an incredibly totalitarian powers still. we were promised that they would moderate the rate they still have this horrible dictatorship. they would still make some a threat. we have these threats to deal with. we have this administration. we have many republicans as well pushing russia away, still thinking about russia as it was during the cold war. for the caused of peace or for as. >> is a possible you are being a little naive? >> russia is hosting edward snowden. most damaging history -- leaker in american history. this is what he did by alerting the american people to over surveillance on the p
introduce our reporters. bob cusack is the managing editor of the hill. .> let's go right to obama care this is the issue that is facing the gop. why do you think republicans can do this? before republicans have funded obama care. the election did not fix much. --may have the democratic the only have democratic control. >> for the last three or four years republicans were all elected on the promise to get rid of obamacare and have relied on someone else coming in and saving the day. the supreme court will come in and rule it unconstitutional. the american people are going to get rid of president obama. the public and lawmakers who have all pledged that they will do everything they can to stop obamacare now have a time for choosing. in october 1 sign up. startbefore the sign ups of the defund the government. this is the time for them to lay down a marker and say have told our constituents that we are against this. we're not going to find is. is a lot of stuff that conservatives have problems with any challenges to lay down the marker and say we are going to do what we promised we will do
obama. the public and lawmakers who have all pledged that they will do everything they can to stop obamacare now have a time for choosing. in october 1 sign up. a day before the sign ups start of the defund the government. this is the time for them to lay down a marker and say have told our constituents that we are against this. we're not going to find it. there is a lot of stuff that conservatives have problems with any challenges to lay down the marker and say we are going to do what we promised we will do. >> and potentially shut down the government. >> the seven weeks to get there. washington love to play this game of setting things that can not beat him. and so saying we're going to try to inspire people and see what comes to it. if republicans went out there and united and say this is a beer that is falling apart, the president has already started delaying part of it. there is a report that came out today, krispy kreme doughnuts, 60% of employees are full-time. 80% of employees have been part- time since january. premiums were going to be $2100 more than expected. we need a t
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